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Title Competencies, higher education, and career in Japan and the Netherlands / edited by Jim Allen [and others]
Published Dordrecht : Springer, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 268 pages) : illustrations
Series Higher education dynamics ; v. 21
Higher education dynamics ; v. 21
Contents Front Matter; Introduction; policies on the transition from higher education to employment since the 1990s; Competencies acquired at university and required in the workplace; University and college differences in the returns to education in japan and the netherlands; University education and its relevance to working life; On the use and generation of knowledge economy competencies; Influence of diversified employment on the initial career of higher education graduates; Career and mobility in japan and the netherlands; Japanese and dutch graduates' work orientations and job satisfaction
Individualism and collectivismDoes Higher Education Provide Opportunities For Career Development Of Men And Women?; The relationships between higher education and employment in japan and the netherlands; Back Matter
Summary Annotation This book investigates how social and cultural factors affect the education, training and career development of graduates of higher education in Japan and the Netherlands. The aim of this book is to explore how Dutch and Japanese graduates choose and develop their careers in reference to the above-mentioned challenges. It is based on a unique data set consisting of surveys held among graduates three and eight years after leaving higher education
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Education, Higher -- Japan.
Education, Higher -- Netherlands.
Labor supply -- Effect of education on -- Japan.
Labor supply -- Effect of education on -- Netherlands.
Career education -- Japan.
Career education -- Netherlands.
Core competencies -- Japan.
Core competencies -- Netherlands.
Form Electronic book
Author Allen, Jim, 1926-1999.
ISBN 1281339059
1402060432 (HB)
9781402060434 (HB)